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About GoodLife Kids Foundation


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At GoodLife Kids Foundation, our purpose is for every Canadian kid to have the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. We provide funding to ensure physical activity programs across Canada are reaching kids and getting them off the couch and into their running shoes.

Recent studies* show that only 5% of Canadian kids aged 5 to 17 get the recommended 60 minutes per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity. Kids spend too much of their waking hours sedentary and there is less opportunity for unstructured play.

Because of this, Canadian parents are looking to structured activities and schools to get their kids moving. Unfortunately, there are often barriers between kids and physical activity, including transportation, safety and financial issues.

Additionally, in many communities across Canada, schools are being consolidated. . That means students’ access to available gymnasium space and with it, physical education, is decreasing. Consequently, children aren’t acquiring the skills to be comfortable participating in and haven’t yet been exposed to, the wide variety of physical activities available.

*Canadian Health Measures Survey

That’s where GoodLife Kids Foundation comes in!

GoodLife Kids Foundation raises funds to support national, provincial and local programs that provide sustainable physical activity opportunities for kids and remove some of the barriers currently holding children back from living a healthy life.

Our grants make it possible to run group activities like after school sports and in-school initiatives to boost activity levels and programs that encourage healthy activities for kids.

Support from GoodLife Fitness

GoodLife Fitness covers 100% of our administrative and operational expenses so that every dollar raised will make the biggest impact on the lives of Canadian kids.

Did You Know…. Annually, over 4,000 GoodLife Fitness associates volunteer, fundraise and share their passion to get kids active through Spin4Kids Plus